Culture and religion a bibliography selected from the ATLA Religion database

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Statement[G. Faye Dickerson, editor ; Paul D. Petersen, assistant editor].
SeriesAmerican Theological Library Association Religion indexes
ContributionsDickerson, G. Fay., American Theological Library Association.
LC ClassificationsBL65.C8 C84
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Pagination592 p. --
Number of Pages592
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Open LibraryOL15465087M

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And yet, the existence of a purely technocratic culture and its ability to embody and transmit moral or cultural normsCited by: This book is an easy-to-read resource focusing on the interrelationship of religious traditions and particular cultural contexts, including the political economy. It demonstrates the connection between social structure, class, caste, gender, ethnicity, and by: 3.

This collection of the writings of Foucault about culture and spirituality helps immensely to clarify the philosopher’s position. Not everyone knows that Foucault analyzed religion with his philosophical mind and kept a regular correspondence with a Jesuit scholar and by: Very thought provoking regarding the relation between culture Culture and religion book religion.

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That being said, the book still gave a useful insinght in Foucaults views on religion/5. The Cambridge Guide to Jewish History, Religion, and Culture is a comprehensive and engaging overview of Jewish life, from its origins in the ancient Near East to its impact on contemporary popular by: 7.

Yet throughout his life, Foucault was continually concerned with Christianity, other spiritual movements and religious traditions, and the death of God, and these themes and materials scattered are throughout his many writings.

Religion and Culture collects for the first time this important thinker's work on religion, 4/5(1). The book presents Morrie's personal religion and personal culture as a clear good, and suggests that it was his freedom from a single religion that allows him the ability to then create his own that works for him.

Thus, the book questions how culture and religion shape how we live our lives and what we value. Religion and Culture. Adam B. Cohen, Arizona State University Follow.

Publication Date. This is an article about culture and religion. First, I discuss how social psychologists usually teach culture in their Social Psychology classes, focusing on east-west differences in individualism and collectivism.

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Religion. Religion is a cultural system that establishes symbols that relate humanity to spirituality and moral values.

Many religions have narratives, symbols, traditions and sacred histories that are intended to give meaning to life or to explain the origin of life or the universe. They tend to derive morality, ethics. The most common approach to this matter views religion as a dimension of culture, along with politics, economics, recreation, art, and so forth.

A foundational work for this approach is Clifford Geertz, "Religion as a Cultural System," a celebrated article that is easily accessible as a chapter of his book Interpretation of Cultures.

People who. Our series of studies in religion and culture sustains its focus on questions of interpreting religious and cultural traditions and the interplay between them.

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Developmental scientists have shown increasing interest in how culture and religion are involved in the processes through which adolescents adapt to environments.

This volume constitutes a timely and unique. Religion and Culture was first presented by historian Christopher Dawson as part of the prestigious Gifford Lecture series in It sets out the thesis for which he became famous: religion is the key of history.

The book makes two parallel arguments. First, Dawson argues that religion is, and should be treated as, a separate category of human experience.

Second. Japanese Culture: The Religious and Philosophical Foundations takes readers on a thoroughly researched and remarkably readable journey through Japan's cultural history.

This much-anticipated sequel to Roger Davies's best-selling The Japanese Mind provides a comprehensive overview of the religion and philosophy of Japan. This cultural history of Japan explains the /5(5). Local Culture, Customs and Religion.

The birthplace of Islam, Saudi Arabia is a very conservative country that's steeped in historic Arab customs and Islamic teachings. 1. Christianity ( billion followers) - The Holy Bible (Old Testament and New Testament) 2.

Islam ( billion followers) - The Quran 3. Hinduism (1 billion followers) - The Vedas 4. Buddhism ( million followers) - Tripitaka (Pali Canon) 5.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Many religions involve ideas or rituals that could be described as “magical” and the relationship between religion and magic is complex.

In his book A General Theory of Magic (), Marcel Mauss suggested that religion and magic were two opposite poles on a spectrum of spiritual beliefs. Magic was at one end of the spectrum; it was private.

"Culture and Redemption is a wonderfully refreshing book about anomalies of power among America's religions and cultures. Tracy Fessenden's expansive and often surprising readings demonstrate that strongly Protestant and broadly religious concerns persistently upended the seemingly natural triumph of secularism in America, with powerful effects.

He writes on American religious history, new religious movements, and religion and popular culture. Dale McGowan is author and editor of 10 books from the nonreligious perspective, including Parenting Beyond Belief, Raising Freethinkers, Voices of Unbelief, and Atheism for Dummies.

He was Harvard Humanist of the Year and served as founding. Yezidism is a fascinating part of the rich cultural mosaic of the Middle East. The Yezidi faith emerged for the first time in the twelfth century in the Kurdish mountains of northern Iraq.

The religion, which has become notorious for its associations with ‘devil worship’, is in fact an intricate syncretic system of belief, incorporating elements from proto-Indo-European religions, early 5/5(1). The book presents case studies of media that bridge conservative religion, culture, and politics and offers a detailed analysis of the role of media in particular advocacy campaigns, especially the attack on gay include: training films and videos used by the Christian Coalition; the Club as an example of the ideological 5/5(1).

Tom Wolfe's The Kingdom of Speech adds to a growing body of popular books on the topic of how language, thought, and culture influence one John Wilson. Religion and culture create a ‘clash of civilisations’ When Soviet Communism finally collapsed inUS president George H.

Bush heralded the beginning of a ‘new world order’. In many ways this was an accurate description because the conflict between the Soviet Union and the West had shaped the dynamics of global affairs for half. Culture: the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.

Religion: a particular system of faith and worship. Both culture and religion are social constructs. Religions influence cultu. In classification of religions: Morphological Tylor, a British anthropologist, whose Primitive Culture () is among the most influential books ever written in its field.

Tylor developed the thesis of animism, a view that the essential element in all religion is belief in spiritual beings. Religious texts, traditions, receptions, and beliefs can exert powerful influences on people’s understanding of gender relationships, shaping their responses to gendered violence and rape culture within their own socio-cultural contexts.

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As Christopher Dawson wrote in his book Religion and Culture, "In all ages the first creative works of a culture are due to a religious inspiration and dedicated to a religions end" (Dawson 50).Almost every piece of art created by the Greeks or Romans were dedicated to their gods or depicted the gods doing certain things.

Paul Tillich: Exploring the Relationship Between Religion and Culture James J. Bacik Introduction 1.

Tillich’s method of correlation insists on formulating the questions raised by contemporary culture accurately in content and form and answering them with the resources of the Christian tradition rooted in the scriptures.

Size: KB. Religion Online is designed to assist teachers, scholars and general “seekers” who are interested in exploring religious issues. Its aim is to develop an extensive library of resources, representing many different points of view, but all written from the perspective of sound scholarship.

The culture of India refers collectively to the thousands of distinct and unique cultures of all religions and communities present in 's languages, religions, dance, music, architecture, food and customs differ from place to place within the country.

Indian culture, often labeled as an amalgamation of several cultures, spans across the Indian subcontinent and has. This is certainly an important entry into the discussion about the relationship between Christianity and culture. Eliot, writing in the s from Britain, offers a vision of Christian society that is distinct from the society in which he then lived--in other words, he acknowledges that what once may have been a Christian society had then moved past such a designation/5.

Sir Edward Burnett Tylor (2 October – 2 January ) was an English anthropologist, the founder of cultural anthropology. Tylor's ideas typify 19th-century cultural his works Primitive Culture () and Anthropology (), he defined the context of the scientific study of anthropology, based on the evolutionary theories of Charles : Anthropology.

Studies in Ancient Religion and Culture (SARC) is concerned with religious and cultural aspects of the ancient world, with a special emphasis on studies that utilize social scientific methods of analysis.

By “ancient world”, the series is not limited to Greco-Roman and ancient Near Eastern cultures, though that is the primary regional focus. Many Irish scholars, known as 'peregrini', arrived in Continental Europe in the early Middle Ages making a significant cultural impact.

This edited collection of brand new essays brings together some of the world's leading experts in the field who synthesise major critical developments, and offer exciting new perspectives on the Irish peregrini. In abbreviation: religion is the substance of culture, culture is the form of religion.

Such a consideration definitely prevents the establishment of a dualism of religion and culture. Every religious act, not only in organized religion, but also in the most intimate movement of the soul, is culturally formed. The culture of Nigeria is shaped by Nigeria's multiple ethnic country has languages, seven of them are extinct.

Nigeria also has over dialects and ethnic groups. The six largest ethnic groups are the Hausa and Fulani in the north, the Igbo in the southeast, and the Yoruba predominate in the southwest, the Tiv people of North Central Nigeria and the Efik - .Judaism (originally from Hebrew יהודה, Yehudah, "Judah"; via Latin and Greek) is an ethnic religion comprising the collective religious, cultural and legal tradition and civilization of the Jewish people.

Judaism is considered by religious Jews to be the expression of the covenant that God established with the Children of Israel.

It encompasses a wide body of texts. Is Judaism A Religion Or A Culture? Conference on Moses Mendelssohn, new book fuel debate on thorny issues of faith, identity.

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